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Rommel, Ribbentrop, And Others Visit The West Wall; German Paratroopers Capture Samos Islands, Dodecanese Islands




U.S. Navy copy of a German newsreel film. National Archives description: "1) MS Von Ribbontrop & officers in room.
2) GV-MS Rommel & staff pass on observation tour of "West Wall".
3) GV-MS Tank obstacles/traps, guns, etc on Fr. coast.
4) MS-SCU Rommel, Von Ribbontrop & others pass.
5) GV Heavy R.R. gun moved from underground fortifications.
6) GV-MS Germans wheel out large shells.
7) GV-MS 12" gun loaded, trained, elevated.
8) MS Formation Ger. Aradas taxi on lake, in flight.
9) AVO-LS Ger. convoy underway lays smoke screen, shells burst on shore.
10) AVM Formation JU88s tracers strafe installations on shore-SV.
11) AVM Formation JU52 Aradas, paratroopers drop on SamosIs.
12) MS-SCU Ger. soldiers train large gun.
13) SHS Prisoners in large landing bar small LC BG." National Archives Identifier: 76989
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Run time 9 minutes 54 seconds
Audio/Visual sound, black & white
Language German

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